Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion, and Medicine Meet

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We have learned a great deal in recent years about keeping death at bay through medical technology. We are less well informed, however, about how to face death and how to understand or articulate the emotional and spiritual needs of the dying. This profound and eloquent book brings together medical experts and distinguished authorities in the humanities to reflect on medical, cultural, and religious responses to death. The book helps both medical personnel and patients to view death less as an adversary and more as a ...

Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion, and Medicine Meet 1998, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300076677

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Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion, and Medicine Meet 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300063493

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